The Children of Húrin has ratings and reviews. Ana said: Sem sombras de dúvida Os Filhos de Húrin é o conto mais triste e obscuro de Tolkien. This Page is automatically generated based on what Facebook users are interested in, and not affiliated with or endorsed by anyone associated with the topic. Portuguese, Os Filhos de Húrin. Punjabi, ਹੁਰਿਨ ਦੇ ਬੱਚੇ. Romanian, Copiii lui Húrin. Russian, Дети Хурина. Samoan, O le Fanau a Húrin. Scottish Gaelic.

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The Children of Hurin is a tragic tale of love and loss, of remorseful earth-shattering revelations; consequently, it is also one of the most moving stories Tolkien ever devised.

I’ve had to repeat segments several times. Here, maybe these nice pictures convince you to read this: The execution never fully delivered it though, only because Tolkien never finished editing it. On to the story itself, then. Middle-Earth Universe filho – 10 of 26 books. He wrote the original version of the story in the late s, revised it several times later, but did not complete it before his death in Although based on the same texts used to complete the new book, the Silmarillion account leaves out the greater part of the tale.

I had se mind to make a body of more or less connected legend Tolkien in and published in once more than thirty years-worth of his notes were compiled and edited by his son, Christopher. Turin, his son, grows to be a great warrior, but his life is an unhappy one. To be honest, I’ve never been into depressing books or tragedies.


Basically, in my opinion, if you have read nothing by Tolkien, I would say the order should be: His voice is so deep and he doesn’t enunciate well. In addition the saga includes themes which incorporate death and immortality, mercy and pity, resurrection, salvation, repentance, self-sacrifice, free will, justice, fellowship, authority and healing.

While we do have a lot information about the English edition of Children of Hurin already, it is very difficult to find any info on The Children of Hurin translations. InThe Times ranked him sixth on a list of “The 50 greatest British writers since “.

Sign In Don’t have an account? The Hunt for Gollum Born of Hope This is probably the grimmest tale of Middle-earth, filled with treachery and betrayal and evil glamours and shocking revelations and all other manner of doom and tragedy.


Despite the epic prose and tragic scope, the characters of Children of Hurin are very well crafted, and ultimately, very human. Retrieved from ” http: Tolkien go back to the end of the First World War and the years that followed; but long afterwards, when Burin Lord of the Rings was finished, he wrote it anew and greatly enlarged it in complexities of motive and character: You really invest in the characters, and all the twists and turns will leave you And here Tolkien follows suit.


Instead, we get the sense that these are perhaps well meaning, but ultimately deeply flawed people, who suffer for their choices, and the choices of others. If we’re sticking with LotR narrators And here I thought only Shakespeare wrote good Renaissance tragedies.

The Hobbit is a very easy read, written for a young audience.


The book contains 33 illustrations by Alan Lee, eight of which are full-page and in colour. Children of Hurin is an epic.

It would have been neat to see some more of them. Refresh and try again. Later, other Men enter Beleriand, the Easterlingsmany of whom are in secret league with Morgoth. Nov 10, Ana rated it it was amazing Shelves: Forbes ranked him the 5th top-earning dead celebrity in There are a few additional details that differ between other sources, and other versions included in the The History of Middle-earth. I would love to listen to that Summer Fantasy Fest read